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Join the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum – Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place 21 February – Brussels

Learn from successful projects on financing climate adaptation, clean urban transport, energy efficiency in public assets and home renovation in cities and regions, as well as initiatives working across Europe to facilitate the market for climate and sustainable energy finance. Practitioners will provide their concrete experience in the development of bankable investment pipelines in dedicated interactive workshops. Registrations are now open!

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publication date : 19-01-2018

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Time to apply innovative finance schemes in your city!

Does your city/region have ambitious energy and climate objectives? Are your local/regional strategies and action plans are ready? Is securing other finances without burdening the public budget a problem?

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publication date : 17-01-2018

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Registration to the 2018 Covenant of Mayors Ceremony is open!

Since 2008, over 9,200 local authorities have taken action to reach their Covenant of Mayors targets and contribute to the EU climate and energy objectives.

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publication date : 15-01-2018

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2018 EU Green Week: register now your partner event!

Your city is invited to submit partner events proposals in the framework of the 2018 EU Green Week. This year’s edition will take place from 21 to 25 May on the theme of ‘Green cities for a greener future’.

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publication date : 12-01-2018

  •  knowledge society

Space4Ghent: Satellite data improving life in cities (Ghent, 6 Mar 2018)

How can satellites help cities become more sustainable and efficient? How can satellite-based services enhance our urban experience? What satellite data is freely available and how to access it? This conference will aim at addressing such questions. The event will present experiences of use of Earth Observation data in cities and will generate debate among experts, citizens and local administrations on the opportunities and challenges related to the use of satellite-based services to...

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publication date : 10-01-2018

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Citizens and cities centre stage as EUROCITIES amplifies its members’ voices at the Barcelona Smart City Expo

Citizens are the brain of the city. The more control the brain has over the body, the more efficient and powerful the organism. It is for this reason that the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress, as the focus which united its 600 stands, had citizen engagement and empowerment towards building smart cities.

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publication date : 20-12-2017

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EUROCITIES workshop on Clean Mobility Package

On 12 December 2017, EUROCITIES organised a workshop on the Clean Mobility Package, published on 8 November 2017 by the European Commission. The event enabled EUROCITIES members to go into the details of the various proposals included in this 2nd Mobility Package, following the publication of the 1st Package on 31 May 2017.

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publication date : 19-12-2017

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French newspaper Le Monde opens its Smart Cities Innovation Awards 'Les Prix de l’innovation' to European cities and beyond!

How will the cities of the future look like? How innovation can benefit cities’ inhabitants, while respecting citizens’ privacy and including the whole population? What new services will allow to progress in the energetic transition and the circular economy?

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publication date : 06-12-2017

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9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

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publication date : 01-12-2017

Milan demonstrating the advantages of mutual learning in Sharing Cities

ICF launched their new Policy into Action forum series on 16 November 2017, with their first event on ‘The power of mutual learning’, organised in association with EUROCITIES. Each forum aims to provide a platform to explore, discuss and learn more about how today’s policy challenges and issues can successfully be addressed through programmes, networks and other types of implementation initiative across Europe. Understandably, there is a lot of debate about EU policy-making, but less so...

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publication date : 21-11-2017